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  • 10th February 2011

    Ricky Martin honoured for promoting gay rights 23

    Ricky Martin will be honoured by GLAAD

    4:04 PM — Ricky Martin is to be honoured by GLAAD for raising the profile of gay rights. The star will received the Vito Russo Award at the organisation's annual awards next month.

  • 7th February 2011

    ‘Faggot taunt’ started Shia LaBeouf fight 8

    Shia LaBeouf allegedly lashed out after being called a 'faggot'

    5:24 PM — Transformers star Shia LaBeouf was arrested this weekend after allegedly being involved in a bar fight in California. According to reports, the fight broke out after fans called the actor a "faggot" for refusing to speak to them.

  • 4th February 2011

    Elton John says he wants Rush Limbaugh to support civil unions 20

    Elton John said Lady Gaga was 'pure genius'

    4:54 PM — Elton John says he wants unlikely friend Rush Limbaugh to say he supports civil partnerships for gay couples. The singer sang at the controversial radio host's wedding last year and was reportedly paid $1 million for the gig.

  • 1st February 2011

    New Kids star Jonathan Knight confirms he’s gay 8

    Jonathan Knight said he didn't want to exploit his sexuality

    10:51 AM — New Kids on the Block star Jonathan Knight has confirmed he is gay. He appeared to have been outed by 90s popstar Tiffany last week but said he had "never been outed by anyone but myself".

  • 25th January 2011

    90s star Tiffany apologises for outing Jonathan Knight 13

    Jonathan Knight said he didn't mind being outed (Photo: Heleen van der Klink)

    4:37 PM — New Kids on the Block singer Jonathan Knight was accidentally outed by 90s popstar Tiffany. She was being interviewed on Bravo's late night chat show Watch What Happens Live and told host Andy Cohen that Knight was gay.

  • 24th January 2011

    Elton says he loves the smell of nappies 8

    Elton John said he was enjoying taking care of his son

    3:56 PM — Elton John says he loves the smell of nappies and that fatherhood so far has been "very relaxing". The star was criticised by some who said he would be a hands-off parent and leave the messier aspects of childcare to nannies.

  • 21st January 2011

    Ricky Martin says he wants a daughter 12

    Ricky Martin says he wants more children

    4:03 PM — Ricky Martin says his twin sons are a handful but he'd love to have a "daddy's girl". The gay star had sons Matteo and Valentino by a surrogate mother in 2008.

  • 14th January 2011

    Jane Lynch says gay actors will never get the straight leading roles 49

    Jane Lynch as Sue Sylvester in Glee

    2:42 PM — Glee star Jane Lynch says that while she does not think Hollywood is homophobic, gay actors will never get to play straight leads. The lesbian actress, who married her partner in 2010, told AfterElton.com that mainly straight audiences want to pin their "hopes and dreams" on straight actors.

  • 6th January 2011

    James Franco: ‘Maybe I’m just gay’ 17

    James Franco said he had lots of reasons to play gay characters (Photo: David Shankbone)

    4:18 PM — James Franco has a history of taking on gay film roles, which has inevitably stoked curiosity about his sexuality. He told the Advocate last year that he was straight, but was more nuanced in a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly.

  • 5th January 2011

    Video: Gareth Thomas tells Ellen he ‘prayed to be straight’ 27

    Gareth Thomas described how his parents accepted his homosexuality

    10:01 AM — Welsh rugby star Gareth Thomas has revealed he prayed to become straight before he married his wife. He appeared on the Ellen DeGeneres show last night and told the lesbian presenter the lengths he went to in order to avoid his homosexuality.

  • 30th December 2010

    R&B star Chris Brown’s homophobic Twitter duel with Raz-B 17

    Chris Brown used Twitter to attack Raz-B

    3:51 PM — R&B star Chris Brown, who had been attempting to rebuild his reputation after beating his ex-girlfriend, the singer Rihanna, yesterday engaged in a Twitter duel which saw use homophobic abuse against rapper Raz-B who accused his former manager of rape.

  • Rupert Everett: Hollywood homophobia denies gays leading roles 18

    Rupert Everett says his career has been harmed by coming out of the closet

    1:37 PM — Rupert Everett, the openly gay star of 'My Best Friend's Wedding' has once again hit out at Hollywood, claiming that the lack of roles for gay actors is caused by homophobia.

  • 27th December 2010

    Hollywood star Richard Chamberlain urges leading men not to come out 19

    Richard Chamberlain played Dr Kildare

    9:32 PM — Richard Chamberlain, who shot to fame as 'Dr Kildare' and later starred in several US TV hits including 'The Thorn Birds' and 'Shogun' and currently playing an HIV-positive gay man in the drama 'Brother & Sisters' had warned fellow gay actors not to come out unless they want it to harm their careers.

  • Jim Carrey speaks out against homophobic bullies 27

    Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor starred in 'I Love Your Philip Morris'

    2:31 AM — Jim Carrey who played a man who came out of the closet in the film 'I Love You Philip Morris' has spoken out against bullies who target victims on the basis of their sexuality.

  • Perez Hilton tops the list of most Googled Gays 5

    Perez Hilton topped the charts

    1:09 AM — Hollywood gossip blogger Perez Hilton has topped the list of 'most Googled Gays' compiled by the Advocate based on Google Trends data.

  • 25th November 2010

    John Travolta enraged by gay sex claims

    John Travolta's lawyer demanded the claims be removed (Photo: Caroline Bonard)

    4:32 PM — John Travolta is said to be furious after a US gossip website published claims that he had sex with men in saunas. The star's lawyers have demanded that the story be removed.

  • 2nd November 2010

    Ricky Martin reveals he ‘cried like a baby’ after coming out 5

    Ricky Martin said he didn't want to teach his sons to lie

    1:02 PM — Ricky Martin has told Oprah Winfrey about the moment he decided to announce he was gay. The Puerto Rican star posted a message on his website declaring himself to be a "fortunate gay man" but says he broke down in tears afterwards.

  • 29th October 2010

    Golden Girl Betty White supports gay marriage 17

    Betty White supports gay marriage

    5:48 PM — Veteran actress Betty White says she supports gay marriage and doesn't understand how people can oppose it so much. The 88-year-old former star of Golden Girls and The Mary Tyler Moore Show said people should mind their own business.

  • 2nd February 2010

    Westlife star Mark Feehily announces engagement 18

    Mark Feehily is engaged

    5:47 PM — Westlife singer Mark Feehily announced his engagement last week on Twitter. The star and his boyfriend Kevin McDaid got engaged on their fifth anniversary. They have not revealed a date for their civil partnership.

  • 22nd January 2010

    Spanish judge closes case on death of Stephen Gately 4

    The investigation into Gately's death was closed

    5:50 PM — A Spanish court ruled yesterday that gay Boyzone star Stephen Gately died from natural causes, rather than drugs or alcohol.

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